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Forum: Our Community 14-10-2015, 08:06
Replies: 24
Views: 3,371
Posted By randoo
Re: Moving Sailboat From West Coast

Will you be there today? Or just on Saturday?
Forum: Our Community 12-10-2015, 16:51
Replies: 24
Views: 3,371
Posted By randoo
Re: Moving Sailboat From West Coast

Oh, are you over at the maritime docks, etc?
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 11-10-2015, 09:40
Replies: 2
Views: 1,413
Posted By randoo
Moving 34' Sailboat From West Coast To East Coast

To all, I need assistance planning a move from west to east, 34' sailboat. I do NOT want to sail it there but am considering moving via trailer. I want to contract the job but am not sure how to...
Forum: Our Community 10-10-2015, 10:12
Replies: 24
Views: 3,371
Posted By randoo
Moving Sailboat From West Coast

I am considering moving my 34' Hunter sailboat from Dana Point, Ca to Cape Hatteras, NC. The trade off is selling my boat here and getting a new boat there. Does anyone have experience moving their...
Forum: Navigation 07-05-2015, 12:07
Replies: 24
Views: 6,727
Posted By randoo
Re: Sailing Out of San Francisco... Best Course

The sac river delta ain't all bad
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 04-05-2015, 10:52
Replies: 29
Views: 4,884
Posted By randoo
Re: Mounting double backstays to the davits instead of hull transom?

I agree with those that say "do not do it". The idea may have merit but the issues of stress, strength of materials, and loading need addressed by a very competent naval architect. Your sketch shows...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 30-04-2015, 09:49
Replies: 61
Views: 11,313
Posted By randoo
Re: Standing Rigging-should I be worried?

There has been counterfeit stainless steel, grade 8 bolts, huck bolts and other products leaking into the market, marine, aerospace and others for quite a few years. I don't know what a consumer can...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 30-04-2015, 09:35
Replies: 61
Views: 11,313
Posted By randoo
Re: Standing Rigging-should I be worried?

What is "candy stripping"? I can guess, but.....
Forum: Auxiliary Equipment & Dinghy 23-04-2015, 10:36
Replies: 75
Views: 20,201
Posted By randoo
Re: Don't Buy an AB Inflatabe

regards adhesives, I just did a glue job on my Achillies and all the sources said use the 2 part product. I did and have had great success.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 21-04-2015, 09:20
Replies: 44
Views: 5,029
Posted By randoo
Re: Mystery major short circuit

Careful, blowing 100 amp fuses, to me, suggests a dead short. That short will create a serious spark and burning. Can you access the wiring and look for the "spark" i.e. evidence of a spark,...
Forum: Our Community 21-04-2015, 09:08
Replies: 14
Views: 4,214
Posted By randoo
Re: Buster's Marine....a problem vendor?

Does anyone know if Buster's Marine is still a viable company? Is there business solid? Are the owners/managers on drugs?
Forum: Our Community 21-04-2015, 09:03
Replies: 14
Views: 4,214
Posted By randoo
Re: Buster's Marine....a problem vendor?

bummer, in CA, small claims court has a way for you to recover actual damages (your 10k) plus damages. Also, lawyers can only advise but not appear in court to argue your case. My thought would be...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 20-04-2015, 16:15
Replies: 7
Views: 3,007
Posted By randoo
Angry Re: Isomat Hardware

There is too much BS on the web, I just want people to know the real deal. And, I will advise if rig wrong reads my comments and agrees to give me a hefty
discount and the rest of the informed...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 20-04-2015, 10:26
Replies: 7
Views: 3,007
Posted By randoo
Re: Isomat Hardware

My experience is the same with rigrite, the web site sucks, customer service, if they ever answer the phone or call back, are jerks, and their pricing is not to be believed. I think Isomat had the...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 16-04-2015, 10:19
Replies: 7
Views: 2,613
Posted By randoo
Re: Bio-Solv - really replaces acetone?

a64pilot...very astute question, you and I think alike. It would suggest that the user has to have a lot of rags around
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